The Gulf District encompasses several fleets along and near the Gulf of Mexico from Florida's panhandle to Louisiana and one fleet in Arkansas.

Active fleets in Florida include Choctawhatchee Bay in Ft.Walton Beach, Garcon Point Spirited Sailors in Bagdad, St.Andrew Bay in Panama City and Pensacola Bay in Pensacola. In Mississippi we have Bay St.Louis and Jackson Yacht Club and in Arkansas we have Grand Maumelle Sailing Club in Little Rock. In Louisiana we have Lake Arthur in Lafayette and New Orleans and Southern Yacht Club in New Orleans.

The District Governor is Larry Taggart, who is also FSSA Parliamentarian. The Gulf District is also home to FSSA First Vice President Nancy Claypool and Secind Vice President Jim Leggette.

Bay Waveland Yacht Club in Bay St.Louis, MS, is hosting 30 Flying Scots for the 2023.Midwinters. Chairperson Judy Reeves had everything ready for us when we arrived, so registration and check in went like a charm. Most of the boats needing measuring are all set and we'll be ready to go on Monday!
Want to continue the Midwinter fun? The Lodge at Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeville, LA has been reserved for our group! Trailer over after awards on Thursday 3/16; check out Sunday 3/19.  More details here
Cruising ScotsHello All, We are in the process of asking former FSSA members in the Gulf District to renew their FSSA memberships and join our new Gulf District Fleet 214.  Should you know anyone in the Gulf District who has mentioned the lack of activity in their Fleet please let them know about the Cruising Scots Fleet 214. We are the newbies of the FSSA and might be out of the box on FSSA formalities, so bear with us as we learn. We have great plans for Gulf Coast Cruising events... Read More
    A few weeks back, Jim Morey with FS 3277 challenged Flying Scot owners to see if anyone in the class had a single family owned boat for 40 years-plus. Well, it turns out that Jim Leggette in FS1518 has a single family owned boat for a little over 50 years. Here's the boat and the bill of sale to prove it. Anyone care to challenge Jim? 
  With the temperatures in the 90’s and the breeze down from the previous days at 7 -10 MPH from the SSW, the RC ran a flawless 4-leg Windward-Leeward course, making it longer than previous races for the final race of the event.   After racing there was plenty of beer and hors d’oeuvres for anyone who skipped breakfast or is hungry after being on the water. Pensacola Yacht Club has put on a great national championship for the Flying Scot Class and we should think about... Read More